Eseries Round 10 - Tracks

Oran Park and Bathurst - details on the tracks of Round 10

Oran Park

Oran Park Raceway opened in 1962 and held many races up until it closed in 2010.

The 2.620 km course was located in Sydney’s south-west.

Over the years it hosted V8 Supercars, Australian Grand Prix (in 1974 and 1977), Superbike World Championship and the Castrol 6 Hour, alongside many other races.

V8 Supercars, formerly the ATCC, was run at the course every year from 1971 through to 2008.

Allan Moffatt and Mark Skaife are the drivers with the most Australian Touring Car Championship wins at the circuit, with six wins a piece.

The raceway was eventually sold to the NSW Government and was replaced with a housing development.

Mount Panorama

What can be written about Mount Panorama that hasn’t already been said? It’s the greatest, most famous and most testing racetrack in Australia.

The circuit was officially opened in 1938. Before that it was a dirt track, tourist drive.

The track is 6.213 km in length. There is a 174 metre difference between its highest and lowest points.

Each October thousands of Australian and international race fans converge on the Mountain to watch the Bathurst 1000. With many more tuning in from all over the world to watch it on TV as well.

The undisputed King of the Mountain is Peter Brock, having won the big race nine times between 1972 and 1987.

Regarding V8 Supercars, the lap record is held by Chaz Mostert, with a time of 2:04.7602 in a Ford Mustang GT in 2019.